Nairobi, May 23 -- Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) and the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) are pushing hard to have doping criminalised so as to rein in on the soaring cases.

Adak chief executive officer, Japhter Rugut said they are in the process of making amendments to the current Anti-Doping laws as Nock second deputy president, Waithaka Kioni called for stiffer penalties away for the maximum of four-year ban.

Rugut said currently they can only operate under Anti-Doping Act 5 of 2016 which was negotiated between Kenya, World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

"We sanction offenders basing on the provision in that act," said Rugut but hastened that ther...